Liz Gannes

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Zozi Raises $7M for Local Activities Deals

Zozi, one of Facebook Deals’ coupon providers, has raised $7 million in Series B funding from Launch Capital, 500 Startups, ZIG Capital and others, Fortune’s Term Sheet reports. The company focuses on deals for local and vacation activities like kayaking, cooking classes and diving with sharks. It’s not a huge amount of funding, but it’s interesting to see that a smaller deals provider can still bring in backers.

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik